Basharat is Bridgeholme’s top performer

HOSTS Old Town just got the better of visitors Bridgeholme in the Towergate Halifax League Division Two.

It was thanks mainly to 85 from Mohammed Jamil as they chased the hosts’ total.

He was well supported by Mohammed Ali on 44 not out as they reached 242 for eight, just overcoming Bridgeholme’s total of 237 for eight.

Mohammed Basharat had top scored for Bridgeholme with 61 although openers S.Ramsden (30) and M.Ahid (31) had given the visitors a good start.

Mohammed Ali took two wickets for 47 and Andrew Butterworth two for 67.

In a close game against Wibsey, Bridgeholme seconds lost by one wicket.

Top scorer for the home side was D.Fielden with 47 as they reached 181.

Wibsey scored 184 for nine with A.Thomas taking four for 34 and I.Davy-Day two for 39.